A Brexit that is too soft to secure the support of Tory ultra-Brexiteers will also struggle to retain the support of Labour’s band of Leavers.
Even if the government can get enough votes to stave off no-deal, May’s successor could have cause to regret her latest statement.
The “U” in DUP doesn’t stand for “Don’t let Jeremy Corbyn become Prime Minister; it stands for “Unionist”.
Gloomy MPs fear the PM will promise an end to cuts as Philip Hammond delivers yet more of them.
Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey told the cabinet that families will be £200 a month worse off after the roll-out.
It would only take seven Tory Brexiteer ultras voting against the deal for the government to be in dangerous territory.
The papers are distracted by her dancing, but the Prime Minister’s Waterloo is yet to come.
In Birmingham there was a palpable mood of discontent about the leadership and powerful concern about the party’s future.
And how will Theresa May’s successor, whoever they may be, handle the destabilising former foreign secretary?
The former shadow chancellor, who has been a vocal critic of Jeremy Corbyn, is the fourth Labour MP to have a motion passed against him.
The successful policy announcements of 2017 did not emanate from the collective deliberations of party members, but from on high.